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St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2017: 43,759 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 43,044 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,646
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,991
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,569
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,328 (it was 2,714 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 219 sq. mi.

Water area: 128.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 200 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in St. John the Baptist Parish: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (27.4%), Retail trade (27.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (2017)
    • 24,39856.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 15,76236.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,6536.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5111.2%Two or more races
    • 4070.9%Asian alone
    • 2480.6%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Males: 21,363  (48.8%)
Females: 22,396  (51.2%)
Average household size:
St. John the Baptist Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,979 ($39,456 in 1999)
This county:

$52,979
Louisiana:

$46,145

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $728 (lower quartile is $564, upper quartile is $983)
This county:

$728
State:

$678


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $162,394 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
St. John the Baptist:

$162,394
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,342 - $215,464
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,220
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $332

Institutionalized population: 467

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 45
  • Assaults: 77
  • Burglaries: 303
  • Thefts: 911
  • Auto thefts: 124

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 10
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 38
  • Assaults: 61
  • Burglaries: 276
  • Thefts: 834
  • Auto thefts: 120
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 205 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1998: 209 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1999: 241 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2000: 242 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2001: 243 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 280 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2003: 265 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2004: 237 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2005: 267 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2006: 283 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2009: 91 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2015: 32 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2016: 42 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $165,000
Number of permits per 10,000 St. John the Baptist, LA residents
Average permit cost in St. John the Baptist, LA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $654 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $506 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in St. John the Baptist, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. John the Baptist, LA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. John the Baptist, LA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
St. John the Baptist Parish:

18.0%
Louisiana:

19.7%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 104.2% for American Indian residents, 9.8% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.9 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 38.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.7 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, American Indian residents: 14.5 years old, Asian residents: 25.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.9 years old, Other race residents: 21.8 years old)

Area name: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. John the Baptist Parish is $804 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $940 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1207 a month.

Cities in this county include: Laplace, Reserve, Garyville, Edgard, Wallace, Pleasure Bend.

St. John the Baptist Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in St. John the Baptist Parish:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.022 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Austin County, Texas , Blanco County, Texas , Gadsden County, Florida , Lafourche Parish , Union County, Florida , Kerr County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Louisiana:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in St. John the Baptist, LA
County total employment by year in St. John the Baptist, LA
County average yearly wages by year in St. John the Baptist, LA

Current college students: 1,978
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,406 (46.1% naturalized citizens)

St. John the Baptist Parish:

3.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4342010 or later
  • 3002000 to 2009
  • 2101990 to 1999
  • 2831980 to 1989
  • 1601970 to 1979
  • 219Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.3%

St. John the Baptist Parish marital status for males St. John the Baptist Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,092
  • One, attached: 113
  • Two: 515
  • 3 or 4: 827
  • 5 to 9: 219
  • 10 to 19: 84
  • 50 or more: 120
  • Mobile homes: 1,952
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in St. John the Baptist Parish with a mortgage: 7,113 (191 second mortgage, 404 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,545

Here:

63.6% with mortgage
State:

52.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. John the Baptist Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,4026
Evangelical Protestant3,1709
Black Protestant1,3096
Mainline Protestant5104
Other261
None25,507-
St. John the Baptist Parish Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
St. John the Baptist Parish:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
St. John the Baptist Parish:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. John the Baptist Parish:

11.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
St. John the Baptist Parish:

35.2%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in St. John the Baptist Parish:

Average size of farms: 647 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $170,345
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $669.56
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $136,599
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $160,358
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 67.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.02
Vegetables: 116 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8 acres

Earthquake activity:

St. John the Baptist Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 156.0 miles away from St. John the Baptist Parish center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 355.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 207.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.5 miles away from St. John the Baptist Parish center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 300.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 11, 2016 to August 31, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4277: August 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4277, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in St. John the Baptist Parish (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. John the Baptist

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,676 (85.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,599 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 297 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 175 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 358 (2.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Honduras (29%)
  • Mexico (19%)
  • India (16%)
  • Dominican Republic (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Jamaica (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. John the Baptist Parish


  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • German (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • English (1%)
  • French Canadian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 315 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 109 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 241 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 226 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,733.

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.94% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($29,006 average AGI)
1.17% relocated from other states ($7,415 average AGI)
St. John the Baptist Parish:

1.17%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  1.99% ($37,300 average AGI)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.66% ($36,990)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.64% ($31,426)
from St. James Parish, LA  0.39% ($34,459)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.34% ($30,151)
from Ascension Parish, LA  0.18% ($38,036)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.17% ($31,333)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.26% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($46,399 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($16,752 average AGI)
St. John the Baptist Parish:

1.49%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson Parish, LA  1.61% ($33,404 average AGI)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.76% ($44,050)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.57% ($47,811)
to St. James Parish, LA  0.52% ($45,207)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.36% ($88,053)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.34% ($43,278)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.30% ($42,702)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in St. John the Baptist Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.5

Deaths per 1000 population in St. John the Baptist Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in St. John the Baptist Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. John the Baptist Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. John the Baptist Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. John the Baptist Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. John the Baptist Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. John the Baptist Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. John the Baptist Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,882 (4,190 aged, 1,692 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,727 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (362)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (346)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (346)
  • Congestive heart failure (219)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (182)
  • Unspecified dementia (181)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (170)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (133)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (125)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (122)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,873
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 132
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,997

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,574
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 914

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 111.7
  • Other - 47.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 89.4. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,759
  • In family households: 38,222 (4,826 male householders, 6,735 female householders)
    7,640 spouses, 14,527 children (13,655 natural, 95 adopted, 776 stepchildren), 1,969 grandchildren, 358 brothers or sisters, 260 parents, 880 other relatives, 977 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,788 (1,918 male householders (1,321 living alone)), 1,872 female householders (1,539 living alone)), 993 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 708

Size of family households: 4,285 2-persons, 2,752 3-persons, 2,872 4-persons, 975 5-persons, 439 6-persons, 202 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,861 1-person, 744 2-persons, 177 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

5,331 married couples with children.
3,598 single-parent households (734 men, 2,864 women).

93.8% of residents of St. John the Baptist speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $170,339,000 ($3,737 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,263,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $81,476,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $50,380,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,132,000
Federal grants: $30,984,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,225,000 ($230,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,142,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,885,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $48,353,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,285,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,742
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,655
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +121
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,197
Here +26 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in St. John the Baptist Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.23 millions of gallons per day (63% from ground, 37% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • 02014 or later
  • 3912010 to 2013
  • 2,4902000 to 2009
  • 2,6101990 to 1999
  • 4,1571980 to 1989
  • 4,1341970 to 1979
  • 1,6351960 to 1969
  • 9551950 to 1959
  • 6391940 to 1949
  • 6411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • 461 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 2023 rooms
  • 7384 rooms
  • 2,8215 rooms
  • 2,9806 rooms
  • 2,2537 rooms
  • 1,5748 rooms
  • 1,0559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • 01 room
  • 1012 rooms
  • 3783 rooms
  • 1,2964 rooms
  • 6195 rooms
  • 8956 rooms
  • 2447 rooms
  • 1188 rooms
  • 969+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • 45no bedroom
  • 831 bedroom
  • 9772 bedrooms
  • 7,4673 bedrooms
  • 2,7694 bedrooms
  • 3705+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3111 bedroom
  • 1,5792 bedrooms
  • 1,5013 bedrooms
  • 3244 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. John the Baptist Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. John the Baptist Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 355no vehicle
  • 2,8891 vehicle
  • 5,3992 vehicles
  • 2,2623 vehicles
  • 5804 vehicles
  • 1915+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. John the Baptist Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. John the Baptist Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 772no vehicle
  • 1,3841 vehicle
  • 1,2922 vehicles
  • 2073 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles

90.1% of St. John the Baptist Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Louisiana.

St. John the Baptist Parish:

90.1%
State average:

87.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 37,459
  • Other state: 4,715
  • Northeast: 535
  • Midwest: 1,020
  • South: 2,513
  • West: 646
Year householders moved into unit in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. John the Baptist Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 74.2%Electricity
  • 25.4%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 86.5%Electricity
  • 11.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,233
Here:

24.3%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 877
Here:

28.0%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 364
Here:

18.5%
Louisiana:

17.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

St. John the Baptist Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,259,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,087,000
    Sewerage: $4,729,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,835,000
    Regular Highways: $548,000
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,944,000
    Police Protection: $2,269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $970,000
    General Public Buildings: $529,000
    Libraries: $93,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $25,030,000
    Regular Highways: $11,031,000
    Sewerage: $7,835,000
    Water Utilities: $7,621,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,088,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,656,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,886,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,687,000
    Health - Other: $2,321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,458,000
    Financial Administration: $986,000
    General Public Buildings: $389,000
    Correctional Institutions: $249,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $437,000
    Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,803,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,049,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,029,175,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,029,175,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,008,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,174,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,981,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,147,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $41,330,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,548,000
    General Revenue - Other: $954,000
    Rents: $229,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,645,000
    Regular Highways: $1,052,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,224,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,807,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,029,175,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,091,000
    Water Utilities: $633,000
    General Local Government Support: $213,000
    Sewerage: $140,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,726,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,915,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,535,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $815,000
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,395,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $133,000

St. John the Baptist Parish government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,259,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,087,000
    Sewerage: $4,729,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,835,000
    Regular Highways: $548,000
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,944,000
    Police Protection: $2,269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $970,000
    General Public Buildings: $529,000
    Libraries: $93,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $25,030,000
    Regular Highways: $11,031,000
    Sewerage: $7,835,000
    Water Utilities: $7,621,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,088,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,656,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,886,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,687,000
    Health - Other: $2,321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,458,000
    Financial Administration: $986,000
    General Public Buildings: $389,000
    Correctional Institutions: $249,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $437,000
    Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,803,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,049,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,029,175,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,029,175,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,008,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,174,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,981,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,147,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $41,330,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,548,000
    General Revenue - Other: $954,000
    Rents: $229,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,645,000
    Regular Highways: $1,052,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,224,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,807,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,029,175,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,091,000
    Water Utilities: $633,000
    General Local Government Support: $213,000
    Sewerage: $140,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,726,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,915,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,535,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $815,000
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,395,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $133,000

St. John the Baptist Parish government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,259,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,087,000
    Sewerage: $4,729,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,835,000
    Regular Highways: $548,000
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,944,000
    Police Protection: $2,269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $970,000
    General Public Buildings: $529,000
    Libraries: $93,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $25,030,000
    Regular Highways: $11,031,000
    Sewerage: $7,835,000
    Water Utilities: $7,621,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,088,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,656,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,886,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,687,000
    Health - Other: $2,321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,458,000
    Financial Administration: $986,000
    General Public Buildings: $389,000
    Correctional Institutions: $249,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $437,000
    Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,803,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,049,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,029,175,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,029,175,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,008,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,174,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,981,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,147,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $41,330,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,548,000
    General Revenue - Other: $954,000
    Rents: $229,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,645,000
    Regular Highways: $1,052,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,224,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,807,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,029,175,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,091,000
    Water Utilities: $633,000
    General Local Government Support: $213,000
    Sewerage: $140,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,726,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,915,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,535,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $815,000
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,395,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $133,000

St. John the Baptist Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,259,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,087,000
    Sewerage: $4,729,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,835,000
    Regular Highways: $548,000
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,944,000
    Police Protection: $2,269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $970,000
    General Public Buildings: $529,000
    Libraries: $93,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $25,030,000
    Regular Highways: $11,031,000
    Sewerage: $7,835,000
    Water Utilities: $7,621,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,088,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,656,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,886,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,687,000
    Health - Other: $2,321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,458,000
    Financial Administration: $986,000
    General Public Buildings: $389,000
    Correctional Institutions: $249,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $437,000
    Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,803,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,049,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,029,175,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,029,175,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,008,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,174,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,981,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,147,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $41,330,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,548,000
    General Revenue - Other: $954,000
    Rents: $229,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,645,000
    Regular Highways: $1,052,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,224,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,807,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,029,175,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,091,000
    Water Utilities: $633,000
    General Local Government Support: $213,000
    Sewerage: $140,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,726,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,915,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,535,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $815,000
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,395,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $133,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,776
  • Number of aged recipients: 116
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,660
  • Number of recipients under 18: 492
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,037
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 247
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 559
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 839
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED265$157,44995$133,874578$141,19667$34,9100$032$95,71915$33,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$141,54517$121,23587$140,88521$36,6190$05$75,6005$51,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED58$141,67239$121,282364$144,478116$36,5340$017$77,17628$48,143
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$144,50024$163,667167$142,18014$72,3572$389,00010$102,6002$65,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$142,4003$122,33355$141,6917$59,8570$04$93,0001$26,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$150,20016$195,6251$141,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$236,8579$205,8890$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$93,0009$223,4440$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$246,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. John the Baptist, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. John the Baptist, LA - Value
Most common first names in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph21073.6 years
John12372.6 years
Marie11280.4 years
Mary11078.0 years
James10171.5 years
Robert8668.3 years
Edward7371.7 years
Henry7375.5 years
Charles6971.2 years
Louis6773.0 years
Most common last names in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Vicknair12475.7 years
Johnson12468.2 years
Williams11870.8 years
Smith9670.8 years
Jones8568.4 years
Becnel8577.4 years
Oubre8078.5 years
Duhe7772.4 years
Cambre7675.6 years
Madere7473.8 years
Businesses in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's3
Arby's1Nike3
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Baskin-Robbins1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Popeyes1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1Rue211
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
DHL1Sprint Nextel1
Days Inn1Suburban1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
FedEx7Taco Bell1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Tire Kingdom1
Ford1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS6
GameStop1Vans1
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's2
Jones New York2